Abby Virginia Pareis

Brief Life History of Abby Virginia

When Abby Virginia Pareis was born on 15 February 1838, in Malden, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Peter Germain Pareis, was 38 and her mother, Eva Finger, was 34. She married Clinton Conklin on 10 December 1857, in West Camp, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States for about 45 years. She died on 20 November 1904, in Malden, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Clinton Conklin
Abby Virginia Pareis
Marriage: 10 December 1857
Peter Conklin
Frederick K. Conklin
Jennie ( Jaenneth) E Conklin
Eva May Conklin

Sources (8)

  • Abby V Conklin in household of Clinton Conklin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abby V Pareis Conklin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abegail Pareis in entry for Peter S. Conklin and Helen A. Calvin, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone who had trading or other links with Paris, France, or perhaps a habitational name derived from the name of this city.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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